Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future

XV World Economy Meeting

XV World Economy Meeting
University of Cantabria, Santander – Spain 5-7 June 2013

The World Economy Society is now inviting proposals for paper and poster presentations at the annual World Economy Meeting, to be held at the University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain between 5th and 7th June, 2013. The over-riding theme of the meeting is Shifting Wealth in the World Economy.

Proposals are encouraged on all areas of the world economy and we particularly encourage contributions on the following topics:

The World Economy Development: long term perspectives in honor A. Maddison.

  1. FDI and Multinational Enterprises.
  2. International Finance.
  3. International Trade.
  4. Transport and Logistics in the World Economy.
  5. Integration: The European Union and other areas.
  6. International Economic Organisation and Global Governance.
  7. Labour relations, Migrations and Education.
  8. Entrepreneurship and Innovation in honor J. Guzman.
  9. Other topics: Policies beyond the World Crisis.

Abstracts should include paper title, author name and affiliation, email, keywords, JEL codes and should not exceed 100 words. The deadline for submission is 30 January 2013. Abstracts can be submitted in English or Spanish. Detailed instructions on how to submit your abstract are available on line at the official congress website. Please submit your abstracts by clicking HERE.

Acceptance notices will be sent by the Programme Chair by 15 February 2013. Once accepted, full papers are due 24 March 2013. Accepted papers will be published as Conference Proceedings with ISBN so authors will need to follow submission instructions on the official website by clicking HERE.

We encourage submissions from both senior and junior scholars as well as non-academics around the world.

The World Economy Meeting has been organised annually by the World Economy Society since 1999. The World Economy Society also publishes the prestigious journal Revista de Economía MundialJournal of World Economy listed in SSCI, Scopus and so on. The World Economy Meeting aims to become a leading place for international scholars and other professionals to network and analyse key issues pertaining to the world economy.

The conference will include a keynote speaker and offer many opportunities to network with other scholars working on world economy.


The University of Cantabria-Faculty of Economics and Business is served by the nearly Santander airport (10 minutes by car or 20 by public transportation) and has the following connections. There is a permanent bus service which connects Santander airport with the city center bus station every 30 minutes. The bus ticket costs approximately 2 Euros.

The other option is to fly to Bilbao airport (60 minutes by car and 120 minutes connected by public transportation). As there is no direct public transportation, you should take the public bus from the airport to Bilbao Bus Station (Termibus), and a second bus to Santander. Bilbao is served by the following flight connectionsA taxi from Bilbao Airport to Santander will cost around 150€.

Santander is also connected by S-20 highway. See the conference website for information on how to arrive (map

The University of Cantabria

The city of Santander

The region of Cantabria


This page has been modified on 08 January 2013